Promoting Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: Policy Challenges
AbstractThis policy brief provides some fresh perspectives on the relationship between entrepreneurship and development, and considers policy design issues. It reports on the UNU-WIDER two-year research project “Promoting Entrepreneurial Capacity”, which aimed to understand whether and how entrepreneurship matters for development, how it could derail development, how entrepreneurs function in high growth as well as in conflict environments, and how female entrepreneurship differs across countries at various stages of development.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Working Paper Pb2010/04.
Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: 2010
Date of revision:
Entrepreneurship; development; policy design;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Stel, Nora & Naudé, Wim, 2013. "Public-Private Entanglement: Entrepreneurship in a Hybrid Political Order, the Case of Lebanon," IZA Discussion Papers 7795, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Ricardo Rozemberg & Daniela Ramos & Andrés López & Juan Carlos Hallak & Andrea González & Roberto Bisang, 2014. "Public-Private Collaboration on Productive Development Policies in Argentina," IDB Publications 84496, Inter-American Development Bank.
- Zuzana Brixiova & Mthuli Ncube & Zorobabel Bicaba, 2014.
"Skills and youth entrepreneurship in Africa: Analysis with evidence from Swaziland,"
William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series
wp1077, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
- Brixiova, Zuzana & Ncube, Mthuli & Bicaba, Zorobabel, 2014. "Skills and Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa: Analysis with Evidence from Swaziland," IZA Discussion Papers 8192, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Bruck Tadesse).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.